Bishops

Bishop Brennan named to lead Wheeling-Charleston diocese

Pope Francis named Bishop Mark E. Brennan as bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, which encompasses the state of West Virginia. The July 23 announcement was publicized in Washington, D.C., by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States. He will become the ninth bishop of the diocese, which had been the Diocese of...
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Bishop Newman remembered for modeling ‘justice, mercy, humility’

How admired was Bishop William C. Newman? Applause cascaded through the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland May 29, as the casket bearing his body was wheeled down its main aisle, toward his final resting place in its crypt.
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Bill Newman, bishop and jock, not necessarily in that order

Growing up with a love for baseball, the future Bishop William C. Newman didn't stop playing the game even after he entered the seminary.
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In his own words: A conversation with Bishop Denis J. Madden

The Catholic Review sat down for an extensive interview with Bishop Madden as he celebrates 50 years as a priest.
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Bishop Madden: Retired now … sort of

Archbishop Lori asked Bishop Madden to remain a vicar general of the archdiocese and to serve as urban vicar in his retirement.
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